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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

OTSL gets back to normal with festival season of ‘strikingly relevant’ operas by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis moves back inside the Loretto-Hilton for a lineup that includes "Awakenings," inspired by a pandemic, and "Harvey Milk," about the civil rights icon.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:03PM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Opera Theatre of St. Louis announces 2023 lineup by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The season will run from May 20 to June 25 and will include an expanded version of Scott Joplin’s “Treemonisha.”

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:07AM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

SLSO cancels weekend's season-ending concerts due to COVID cases among orchestra by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's last performances of the 2021-22 season were scheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 6 and 8 p.m. May 7.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:33PM
Friday, April 29, 2022

As pandemic wanes, here's where St. Louis arts organizations stand on safety protocols by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

As CDC and local recommendations continue to evolve, so too have the safety requirements of arts organizations.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:33AM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra presents 2022-23 season of 'music without boundaries' by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

On the SLSO schedule are 26 pieces that will be heard for the first time, including several world premieres and one U.S. premiere.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:03AM
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Bach Society of St. Louis festival returns with in-person performances by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The Bach Society of St. Louis 2022 festival is back on track with live performances in April and May.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:18PM
Thursday, March 17, 2022

$100 million SLSO renovation at Powell Hall will add new lobby, learning center — and legroom by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

A 65,000-square-foot addition will include new lobby, rehearsal and educational space, and expanded backstage. Inside the hall, seating will be upgraded.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:18AM
Sunday, January 2, 2022
Friday, November 19, 2021

Globetrotting SLSO assistant conductor Stephanie Childress, 22, finds her lane in a fast-paced career by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Young conductor joined St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 2020 and also leads Youth Orchestra as music director.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:06PM
Friday, October 29, 2021

Winter Opera St. Louis season includes 'Gondoliers,' 'Madama Butterfly' and a 'Holiday Extravaganza' by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Winter Opera St. Louis has announced plans for its 15th season, which will feature two full operas and a holiday production.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:54AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

OTSL announces new class for Clayco Future Leaders Fellowship by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Fellows receive a full-time salary and benefits as well as mentorship and networking opportunities.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:18AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

SLSO plans concert, endowment fund in honor of former Post-Dispatch critic by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The fund, made possible with a bequest of more than $1 million from Sarah Bryan Miller, supports vocal soloists and underwrites performances.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:12PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Sheldon Concert Hall announces in-person Classical Series for 2022 by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The season features three chamber music concerts spotlighting flutist Mark Sparks, violinist David Halen and violinist Erin Schrieber.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:36PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Monday, August 23, 2021

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's annual free concert will return to Art Hill by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The free concert, a tradition since 1968, marks the start of the SLSO’s season — its 142nd overall and the third with Stéphane Denève as music director.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:32PM
Monday, June 24, 2019

'Weird Al' Yankovic orchestrates symphonic show at the Fox by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

At a sold-out Fox Theatre Saturday night, “Weird Al” Yankovic noted that one of his motives for doing his “Strings Attached” tour was to play a song he’d never done in concert befo…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:48AM
Sunday, January 13, 2019

Michelle Wolf hopes her comedy gets people to 'think a little bit differently' by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

"The goal of comedy isn’t to be right — it’s to be funny," she says.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:06AM
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Bob Seger delivers a memorable farewell concert to his St. Louis fans by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Friday’s concert made good on Seger’s October 2017 date, which was postponed so he could undergo spinal surgery.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:24AM
Sunday, September 24, 2017

Father John Misty takes on the big questions in Peabody show by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

“We’re a good match tonight,” Father John Misty told the audience midway through his performance at the Peabody Opera House Friday night.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:54AM
Friday, July 21, 2017

Comedy pals Steve Martin and Martin Short present an evening of first-class laughs by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Steve Martin strummed his banjo before a sold-out audience at the Fox Theatre Thursday night and said that young musicians often approach him and ask, “Steve, how can I get my music out th…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:42PM
Saturday, September 24, 2016

Beck's Peabody dance party is where it's at by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

'A perpetual shape-shifter' moves with ease from 'folkie to funkateer.'

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:51PM